Reviews & Features

Our reviews and ‘best of’ articles relating to music, food, art, shopping and more in and around Birmingham.

The Best Indian Restaurants and Balti Houses in Birmingham

Birmingham has its fair share of Indian Restaurants, Desi Pubs and Baltis. In fact, it’s claimed the humble Balti was invented here, or at least made popular… Read more »

The Indian Streatery Express Bullring and Grand Central

The Indian Streatery Express Bullring and Grand Central

August 2017 saw the launch of The Indian Streatery- a successful translation of a street food vendor to a restaurant concept bringing Indian street food and traditional… Read more »

Everything You Need To Know About Starting Your Company In Birmingham

Birmingham is one of England’s largest cities. It is filled with historic buildings, culture, and a lot of activities that can keep you busy at all hours… Read more »

Mohammad Labban Hotel General Manager at Hyatt Regency Birmingham

Hyatt Regency Birmingham is delighted to announce the appointment of its new General Manager, Mohammad Labban. Inspired from a young age by the dazzling glamour of the… Read more »

Laura Mvula heartfelt acceptance speech after receiving honorary doctorate from BCU

The acclaimed British singer and composer Laura Mvula has paid tribute to her family in a heartfelt acceptance speech after receiving an honorary doctorate from Birmingham City… Read more »

Beer Central Festival Review

Beer Central Festival Review

The first weekend in July saw the Beer Central Festival roll into Digbeth and I was invited to attend and check out the show, and what a… Read more »

The Old Crown Shortlisted in the Great British Pub Awards

The Old Crown Shortlisted in the Great British Pub Awards

Birmingham’s ancient pub has been nominated for ‘Best Beer Garden’ in the 2019 Great British Pub Awards. The Old Crown in Deritend, Digbeth, has been standing proud… Read more »

Over 100 apartments sold at new Digbeth development

LH1 London has sold over 100 apartments at landmark Digbeth development ‘The Forge’ in the heart of Birmingham’s creative quarter as works continue on-schedule. The luxury five… Read more »

Stable Vegan Night review by Lou Woodley

Stable Vegan Night review by Lou Woodley

I was very excited to learn that The Stable, already a prime favourite vegan hotspot, were launching a brand new Vegan night every first Monday of the… Read more »

The Best Places to Stay in Birmingham

The Best Places to Stay in Birmingham

If you’re planning a visit to Birmingham whether its a business trip, a city break or just a night out there are so many cool and innovative… Read more »

Introducing The Great British Design of Digbeth

Designed in the Heart of England, carried Worldwide, Digbeth Official is a brand lovingly created and expertly crafted. Fast becoming Birmingham’s coolest and most creative neighbourhood, Digbeth… Read more »

25 fascinating facts about Birmingham

The UK’s second biggest city certainly has a lot to offer residents and visitors alike with its huge retail centres, eclectic nightlife and plentiful green spaces. If… Read more »

The BBC Good Food Show Summer 2019 review

The BBC Good Food Show Summer 2019 review

The BBC Good Food Show Summer returned to the NEC in Birmingham Thursday 13 – Sunday 16 June for four days, packed with the latest products and trends,… Read more »

Beer Central & Dig Brew launch new drink for Beer Central Festival 5th & 6th July!

Beer Central & Dig Brew launch new drink for Beer Central Festival 5th & 6th July!

Grapevine was recently invited to the launch of Beer Central Festivals new beer brewed by Purity, Burning Soul, Twisted Barrel and Dig Brew brewers at Dig Brew’s… Read more »

The Stable Pizza Making review!

The Stable Pizza Making review!

The Stable Birmingham opened its doors in 2015, serving delicious pizza and cider in the heart of the city. What started out as a small scale pizza… Read more »

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